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#Books

# books - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Photos: This stunning new book showcases Dublin's beauty from the air

The book combines landmarks and landscapes from both city and county.

# books - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

# books - Sunday 25 November, 2018

From The42 Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity Memory Man This post contains videos

Jimmy Magee's personal library of almost 1000 books to be auctioned off for charity

The Memory Man’s collection includes books and magazines from as far back as the 1960s.

# books - Friday 23 November, 2018

Extract: Don't fear the reaper - an immunologist on why we shouldn't be so afraid of death

Immunologist Luke O’Neill writes about how death fascinates us all, but once upon a time it was sometimes a tricky thing for a doctor to confirm.

# books - Monday 19 November, 2018

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

141 works by authors from 41 different countries were nominated for the 2019 award.

# books - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'People say things about my hair; it's bananas': Joanna Donnelly on science and our fascination with weather

The Met Éireann forecaster’s new book, The Great Irish Weather Book, explains what weather is and how it happens.

# books - Thursday 8 November, 2018

From The42 Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year Read The Game

Here are the 23 contenders for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year

The42 is represented twice on the longlist.

# books - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

How I went from being a data analyst with HP to owning the local bookshop

A cup of coffee changed my path, writes Cian Byrne during Irish Book Week.

# books - Monday 29 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge 8 books by Irish writers that will get you through your commute this November Book Club

8 books by Irish writers that will get you through your commute this November

November kicks off with the first ever Irish Book Week.

# books - Sunday 28 October, 2018

People on the Pier: Dún Laoghaire landmark remembered in new book

New book on Dún Laoghaire pier takes the reader down memory lane.

# books - Thursday 25 October, 2018

Here are the books fighting it out at the 2018 Irish Book Awards

You can vote for your favourites across the categories.

# books - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Opinion: In the digital era, how do you raise your child to be a reader?

Bookseller Lorraine Levis advises parents on how to raise a book-loving child in a screen-loving era.

# books - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Poll: How often do you read a book? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How often do you read a book?

The MS Annual Readathon is being launched today.

# books - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From The Daily Edge Pick a breakfast cereal and we'll give you a book to read What To Read

Pick a breakfast cereal and we'll give you a book to read

Looking for something new to read?

# books - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize

Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan and Anna Burns will all compete for the award.

# books - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards

An Post has taken over as sponsor of the annual awards for the next three years.

# books - Monday 25 June, 2018

Children's book award drops Laura Ingalls Wilder's name over racist content

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award will now be known as the Children’s Literature Legacy Award.

# books - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays Summer Reads

11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays

Don’t leave it to the last minute.

# books - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Can children's books help kids fight climate change?

We spoke to the author of a new book on the topic.

# books - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines

It’s part of a proposal to increase the number of people using libraries.

# books - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000

The award was launched on 7 April 1995 and is now in its 23rd year.

# books - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves

“Life was really good for a time – until it wasn’t.”

# books - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge 7 things you'll recognise if the book pile beside your bed is your personal Everest Bedside Bookpile

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

# books - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge 17 upcoming books by women to read in 2018 Read Women

17 upcoming books by women to read in 2018

Hup the gals.

# books - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 books to read before they come out as movies in 2018 A Wrinkle In Time
From The Daily Edge 10 books that were essential reading for girls growing up in the 2000s Angus Thongs

# books - Friday 29 December, 2017

# books - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

These are the books we'll all be talking about in 2018

Here’s the definitive list.

# books - Monday 25 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here are the books some of our favourite faces read and loved in 2017 Get Booky

Here are the books some of our favourite faces read and loved in 2017

Plus some picks of our own.

# books - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Three Irish authors shortlisted for major UK book award

The Costa Book Awards is the only major book prize open only to authors resident in Britain and Ireland.

# books - Friday 10 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 audiobooks narrated by celebrities to go on a nice long walk with Listen To Me

# books - Sunday 5 November, 2017

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

We talked to them about how they did it.

# books - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017

The nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards were announced today.

# books - Monday 30 October, 2017

Stay-at-home mom turned vampire author Clare Daly: 'How I became a writer'

Clare Daly is about to self-publish her first novel, an Irish Vampire story, Our Destiny is Blood.

# books - Friday 6 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 new books to curl up with now it's turned awful cold Autumnal Reads

8 new books to curl up with now it's turned awful cold

It has though, hasn’t it?

# books - Thursday 5 October, 2017

British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The prize is worth 9 million kronor (€1 million).

# books - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 things that would happen if Pride and Prejudice was set in modern-day Ireland Ooh Mr Darcy

# books - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 young adult novels that are well worth reading at any age Reading Is Fundamental

11 young adult novels that are well worth reading at any age

If you think YA is just for teens, you’re missing out.

# books - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize Essential Reading

Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

Judy Murray’s book on life with her son Andy and a biography on the late Muhammad Ali are among the contenders.

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